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PBS Reno brings viewers the exciting stories of our region, its artists and the power of their work in the series ARTEFFECTS.

Join our host Beth Macmillan from Reno’s Artown Festival each week for an episode that features PBS Reno produced segments along with additional segments submitted by partner stations nationwide in conjunction with the public television Major Market Group.

More About the Series

Current Feature

Episode 410

Featuring Native American Dance, the Great Basin Native Artists and artist Tia Flores.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Scarecrow Jo | Airs October 29
    Learn how this artist pair create gargoyles, pumpkins, witches, and more year round.

  • Heartbeat to Heartbeat, Eye to Eye (From Reno with Love) | Airs November 5
    Go behind the scenes for the making of "Heartbeat to Heartbeat, Eye to Eye (From Reno with Love)," a monumental collaborative effort involving the City of Reno, Artown and the Reno Phil.

  • Roadside Art | Airs November 12
    Learn about the metal art and intricate landscaping adorning northern Nevada’s freeway on-ramps.

  • Native American Beadwork | Airs November 19
    Native American regalia is a handmade dress blending history, cultural significance, and family heritage into one art form.

  • Native American Art Compilation | Airs November 22
    Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with us as we revisit past ARTEFFECTS segments.

Newest Features

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Meet the ARTEFFECTS Producers and learn about their work on the award-learning series.

Local ARTEFFECTS Stories